SOURCE: Mindjet


May 16, 2011 11:08 ET

Mindjet® Named as Finalist in 2011 American Business Awards™

Deal Navigator™ Visual Account Management Application Nominated for Business Innovation of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 16, 2011) - Mindjet® (, a leading provider of software and web-based applications for visually organizing and managing information and ideas, was named a Finalist today in the Business Innovation of the Year category in The 2011 American Business Awards for its Deal Navigator product, a SaaS application used by sales teams for visual account management.

Supporting Information:

  • The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

  • This year's Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 20, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than 600 executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend. The event will benefit Camfed (, which fights poverty and HIV/AIDS in Africa by educating girls and empowering women to become leaders of change. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network.

  • More than 2,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year. Mindjet's Deal Navigator is nominated in the Business Innovation of the Year category, which recognizes singular product innovations by an organization.

  • Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. Stevie Award winners will be selected from among the Finalists in each category next week by members of 10 specialized final judging committees. More than 150 executives will have participated in judging this year.

Mindjet is a leading provider of business productivity solutions that allow professionals to easily capture and visually organize ideas, information and schedules in order to develop coherent strategies and plans, communicate clearly and make better-informed decisions. In 2010 Mindjet launched Deal Navigator, a visual account management application that provides sales teams with essential customer insights needed to make informed decisions and drive deals by visually organizing opportunities, accounts and contact data within a single, editable organization chart.

Supporting Quote:

  • Scott Raskin, CEO of Mindjet: "We continually strive to provide our customers with simple and effective tools to increase innovation and productivity. This recognition reinforces our commitment to providing the best solutions in the industry for enabling sales and business teams to better visualize unstructured data to surface opportunities and focus on winning strategies."


About Mindjet
Mindjet provides business productivity software that helps business professionals visually organize and act upon ideas, information and resources to drive productivity, team effectiveness and business innovation. Mindjet products include industry-leading software and online services centered on information mapping, as well as applications that incorporate Mindjet's innovative visualization technology to improve the usability of leading business applications.

Used by nearly 1.8 million users around the world and by business professionals in 45 of BusinessWeek's® 50 "World's Most Innovative Companies," Mindjet solutions clarify thinking, dramatically boost productivity and increase team effectiveness for better informed decisions. Mindjet is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has offices throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia.

Mindjet products are available for free trial or purchase at, and through an extensive partner network at

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

Contact Information

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